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Christian Medical and Dental Association Announces 2021 Virtual Convention

February 10, 2021
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The Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) has announced that their annual national convention will be virtual this year. The event will take place April 29-May 1, 2021. The theme this year is “Courage Through the Crisis: Stories From the Front Lines.” The Christian Medical & Dental Associations’ National Convention is the largest gathering of…

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MedSend CEO Rick Allen to Lead Medical Missions Panel

February 4, 2021
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MedSend CEO Rick Allen will lead a panel entitled, “The Future of Medical Missions and Medical Workers,” hosted by Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) on February 16th at 7 PM EST. Allen will speak about the changes that are occurring in the mission field. He will explain how they impact medical professionals who wish to serve…

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The MedSend Longevity Project

February 3, 2021
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The challenges facing missionary healthcare providers started long before Ebola and COVID-19. One of MedSend’s founders, Dr. Dan Fountain, was quite familiar with the unique set of difficulties they faced. Willing to share his firsthand knowledge and wisdom, he taught a class for those who were preparing to go into the mission field. The instruction…

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MedSend Alumnus to Speak at Medical Missions Conference

January 26, 2021
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Dr. Ben Roberts, a MedSend grant alumnus, will be speaking at the upcoming 2021 Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference. Held virtually this year, the event’s purpose is to “help people connect with others, be inspired, and find their mission.” The conference will focus primarily on global health and medical missions but will also include content…

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Donor Offers MedSend GivingTuesday Match Challenge

November 18, 2020
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MedSend will join with other nonprofit organizations in participating in GivingTuesday this year. Held annually on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the event is designed to inspire generosity around the world. People are encouraged to connect with a cause that matters to them and offer whatever resources they can. According to the founders of GivingTuesday,…

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ICMDA Offers COVID-19 Preparedness Training

September 1, 2020
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The International Christian Medical and Dental Association (ICMDA) has partnered with the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, India to provide COVID-19 preparedness training. The organizations have collaborated to provide a Training of Trainers (ToT) course. Master Trainers in church and mission hospitals in Africa and Asia can take the course online. A new ToT…

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CMDA Helps Provide Personal Pandemic Support for Medical Missionaries

August 25, 2020
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Greg Seager is the CEO of Christian Health Services Corps, a mission organization that specializes in sending and supporting healthcare professionals as long-term missionaries. In his role, he has undertaken the responsibility of learning as much as possible about effectively caring for the caregivers on the mission field. In his article, Why Do Medical Missionaries…

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MedSend Will Exhibit at Virtual 2020 GMHC

August 14, 2020

MedSend will participate in the 2020 Global Missions Health Conference ( GMHC 2020), being held virtually on November 13-14. The conference marks its 25th anniversary this year. The GMHC exists to help mobilize people into healthcare missions. The two-day event will include a virtual exhibit hall, plenery sessions, and breakout sessions. Conference attendees will receive…

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2020 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit Theme Announced

August 5, 2020
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MedSend will co-host its annual Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit with the CMDA on September 3-4, 2020. The theme will be “Adjusting to New Realities at Home and Abroad: Global Healthcare Missions in Transition.” This year’s conference is being held virtually. The invitation-only Summit is intended to be a strategic meeting of leaders in the healthcare missions…

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MedSend Establishes an Institute of Global Healthcare Missions (“IGHM”) Advisory Board to Address Global Healthcare Disparities and Severe Shortages of Physicians in Africa and Asia

June 2, 2020

In the Midst of COVID-19 MedSend Establishes an Institute of Global Healthcare Missions (“IGHM”) Advisory Board to Address Global Healthcare Disparities and Severe Shortages of Physicians in Africa and Asia June 1, 2020 – Ft. Mill, S.C. In response to the urgent need to address severe shortages of frontline healthcare workers and healthcare disparities in…

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